Cheap hawker food from just 50 cents at Singapore Food Festival - Alvinology

Cheap hawker food from just 50 cents at Singapore Food Festival

Take a walk back to the golden era of 1980s Singapore and indulge in hawker fare at yesteryear price of just 50 cents.

Held on 29 and 30 July, the 50 Cents Festival is part of the Singapore Food Festival‘s activities at Chinatown Food Street and in its fourth consecutive year.

The two-day event will get a retro ’80s makeover with old school games lined up along the alleyways – have a go at a game of hopscotch, make a mushy song dedication through an old radio station, go biscuit shopping with family at the mama shop and singalong to live Xin Yao performances.

Some nostalgic Singapore hawker dishes include Rickshaw Noodle, UFO (Fried Oyster Cake), Red Glutinous Wine Chicken, Ice Ball and more from the yesteryear of Singapore by old-school, mobile hawkers.

Here’s the list of food items you can find at the festival:

Rickshaw Noodles
Dried Cuttlefish Peanut Congee
UFO (Fried Oyster Cake)
Yam Paste (Orh Nee)
Paper Wrapped Chicken
Ah Balling
Tutu Kueh
Abacus Seed
Red Glutinous Wine Chicken
Kong Bak Pau
Satay Bee Hoon
Pork Leg Bee Hoon
Fried Wanton
Mini Wa Ko Kueh
Michael Jackson (Soya Bean Drink with Grass Jelly)
Pineapple Drink
Bird’s Nest Drink
Ice Ball
Sng Bao (Red Bean / Corn)
Traditional Rainbow Bread with Ice Cream
Muah Chee
Steamed Peanuts
Tea Leaf Eggs
BBQ Chicken Wings
Chee Cheong Fun
Char Siew Rice
Mee Goreng
Sambal La La
Oyster Omelette
Soya Sauce Chicken Rice
Fried Kway Teow
Putu Mayam
Chicken Biryani
Hokkien Mee
Cereal Prawn
Ma La Baby Lobster
Salted Egg Yolk Crab

The 50 Cents Festival will be held on 29 and 30 July from 12pm to 11pm on Saturday and from 11am to 11pm on Sunday, at Chinatown Food Street located at Smith Street.

Top image features Fried Baby Oyster Omelette. Image via Picture shown is for illustration purpose only. 

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